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Hart foundation inducts second black business hall of fame class

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The air was filled with excitement at USC’s Bovard Auditorium Sept. 26 when the Hart Leadership Center Foundation held its second annual Black Business Leaders Hall of Fame ceremony to honor local African-American entrepreneurs. Founded by Ed and Laurieann Hart, the nonprofit was established to shine a Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Steve Harvey to host Fox’s ‘Showtime at the Apollo’

Steve Harvey has that golden touch these days. Now the comic/author who hosts four hit shows and counting will return to the place that launched his stardom with the Fox special revival of “Showtime At The Apollo,” airing Dec. 5 on the network. “I’m excited to be going back home to the Apollo to celebrate Read More…

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New social media project curates black experience

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A newly launched social media movement is encouraging black people throughout the nation to share their personal stories of what it means to be African American today. The new program – Wells Fargo Presents: The Untold Stories Collection (#MyUntold) – leverages the reach, power and influence of social media to provide an Read More…